Maggs, Owen Harrison

Constable, 7686

On the evening of Monday, 23rd April 1928, Constable Maggs was a passenger in a police motor cycle outfit driven by Constable Skilbeck, when they were involved in a collision with a motor car at the intersection of Commercial and St.Kilda Roads. Constable Maggs, who was seriously injured in the accident, was admitted to the Alfred Hospital. A few days later he was transferred to Melbourne Hospital where he died on the afternoon of Saturday, 9th June, 1928. He had apparently been recovering from his injuries when an operation to his throat became necessary.